Items Tagged with 'Kalamazoo'


Change Ups: O-A-K opens branch office

December 13, 2013
Construction firm Owen-Ames-Kimball Co. has opened a new branch office at 161 E. Michigan Ave., Suite 102, Kalamazoo. O-A-K oversaw the 1,800-square-foot build-out for the new space and completed the bulk of architectural design work in-house. Read More

Builder opens southwest Michigan office

November 20, 2013
A Grand Rapids commercial construction company is opening a second location this week, but one that's south of the city. Read More

Inside Track: Energy and drive propel San Juan Diego principal forward

Manuel Brenes rides herd on Latino students to help them reach their full potential.

October 25, 2013
Manuel Brenes remembers the rope burns on his father’s hands, the result of roping cattle while on a cattle drive. Read More

Builder expands into southwest Michigan

September 26, 2013
A Grand Rapids builder with a storied history is moving into southwest Michigan. Read More

New Preferred CU will cover 28 counties

Grand Valley Co-op and Preferred Federal combined will have more than 24,000 members.

August 9, 2013
Grand Valley Co-op Credit Union of Grand Rapids and Preferred Federal Credit Union of Greenville have announced the result of their July merger will give the new entity six full-service locations from Kalamazoo to Ludington. Read More

Street Talk: So, two mayors walk into a bar …

Fair there.

July 19, 2013
Stop us if you’ve heard this one. And, if you’re from West Michigan, you surely have. Read More

Inside Track: One immersive experience prompts another for CEO

After tumbling into icy Alaskan waters, the Air Zoo’s Troy Thrash looks at life with a different perspective.

June 14, 2013
Troy Thrash has gazed at the universe’s galaxies, and has unexpectedly plunged into an icy-cold fissure in Alaska. Read More

WMU designs $15M alumni center with TowerPinkster

June 12, 2013
By 2015, Western Michigan University is hoping to have a new home for Bronco alumni. Read More

The mayors agree: It’s Beer Region USA

Furniture City has turned into Beer City USA.

May 17, 2013
Although Grand Rapids has many identities, its love affair with craft beer recently made it the most visible. Read More

What makes Southwest Michigan First the Best of the Best?

The whole organization makes a commitment to every employee, and every employee to the others.

May 10, 2013
Southwest Michigan First was honored this year as the Best of the Best overall winner for its cutting edge human resources practices by the Michigan Business and Professional Association during its annual Best and Brightest Companies to Work For program. Read More